Man gets two years behind bars for killing neighbour’s cat

Trixie, a dumped kitten - Library photo

eKathimerini — A 57-year-old man from Volos, central Greece, was handed a two-year prison sentence on Thursday for beating his neighbor’s cat to death.

The case reached the court after the neighbour, a 89-year-old woman, filed charges against the man. The later argued in court that the cat was eating his pigeons.

The man, who was arrested on Wednesday, was also ordered to pay a 5,000 euro fine.